Web-series

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From The Lens: 9 Visual Styles In One Shot

An important lesson I’m sure many film and videomakers have come to learn is that no matter how simple a shoot seems… It’s never really simple. I’d like to share my recent experience on a seemingly “simple” sketch comedy video I did for Ariana Seigel and Emma Tattenbaum-Fine, which is available to watch on...

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Writers on the Web: Casting a Web Series, Part Deux

So you’ve hired a casting director or decided to cast your web series yourself, written some killer breakdowns, made your decisions about going union or not, booked your audition space, narrowed down your selects, sent out audition times and sides, and you’re ready to rock. Now what? (Check out Part One of my discussion on casting if...

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Writers on the Web: Interview with Creators of Indie Series Award and IAWTV Award-Nominated Series “Progress”

With seven Indie Series Awards nominations and two IAWTV Award nominations so far this year, the new web series Progress has been, well… progressing quite nicely! (Cut a little slack for the bad joke… I’m writing this early in the morning!) Progress is a Sherlockian steampunk cyber-thriller set in XIX Century England, with a steam-powered internet and...

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Writers on the Web: Mapping Your Destination and Branding, Part 2 – Interview with creators of “Misdirected”

By Rebecca Norris I recently had the good fortune to be introduced to a wonderful new web series, Misdirected, which was an Official Selection of last month’s HollyShorts Film Festival in Hollywood.  Since my film On Becoming A Man was also featured in the festival, I got to run into the show’s writer and director, Marion Kerr, and its executive...